Bob Burns

  1. Lynne Overman, Union Pacific, 1938.   CB DeMille thought of Burns or Walter Brennan for the wonderfully named Leach Overmile in the  Central Pacific v Union Pacific railroad battle, circa 1862. Burn was the hillbilly star whi – in 1905 – invented(and copyrighted) the word: bazooka … for his homemade musical instrument he invented in 1905 from two gas pipes and a whiskey funnel.

 Birth year: 1890Death year: 1956Other name: Casting Calls:  1